Instructor - Life Track - Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM) - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

New College, a division of the College of Arts & Sciences at The University of Alabama, invites applications for a non-tenure earning, three-year renewable instructor position in a Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM) field. The ideal candidate will have an academic background in the natural or physical sciences or a technology-related field with an ability to communicate across disciplines and emphasize the role of science and technology in culture. The position is renewable based on availability, funding, and performance. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and supervising senior projects. A Masters degree is require; a Ph.D. is preferred. Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience teaching interdisciplinary courses, adult learners, and non-traditional students.

Applications must be submitted via the University website at and should include the following: a) a letter outlining qualifications (including courses prepared to teach, knowledge of and commitment to interdisciplinarity, and experience working with interdisciplinary programs and adult learners), b) teaching philosophy statement, c) current vitae, and d) a list of 3 references with phone numbers and email addresses. All materials should be submitted on line by February 28, 2016. Screening of applications will continue until position is filled. Position begins August 16, 2016.

Additional Position Information

Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit transcripts of all post-secondary education.
New College and New College Life Track serve undergraduate students who pursue individualized programs of study. For faculty and students alike, the program provides an integrated liberal arts experience with access to the resources of a large, comprehensive research institution. New College has a long tradition of commitment to arts education and cross-cultural work and maintains good relations with partner departments across the university. For more information about New College, visit The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload your list of references (with phone numbers and addresses) to the “other document 1” tab.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Other Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Other Engineering
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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